68 responses to “Poll: Who Won the ABC News Iowa Debate?”

  1. dubbya.wow

    Please check out these results. It is an obvious tell that Ron Paul is more searched for than any other frontfunner, and that he clearly gets less media coverage. Just click on the link:

    http://www.google.com/trends?q=Mitt+Romney%2C+Newt+Gingrich%2C+Ron+Paul&ctab=0&geo=all&date=mtd&sort=0

    »crosslinked«

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  2. votethemallout

    Hopefully the supporters voted on the other sites that asked this same question. Anyone have any results to share? At least we might know which sites we need to vote on.

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  3. Brian Barrett

    MittRomnetcentral — yes it does come up Captain America but I was not banned for 5 minutes. Simply put a space between each lettre and it goes through (R o n P a u l).

    I think someone asked to explain why the FED was important. I can but don’t want to type that much. Since becoming seriously interested in politics I have read more than 50 books (now retention is another matter). So…if anyone REALLY wants to know about the FED start w/ 1) the Constitution (there is NO authority to establish a central bank), 2) The Creature from Jeckyll Island and 3) End the Fed by Ron Paul.

    If Ron Paul does not get the Republican nomination AND goes third party I will vote for Ron Paul because I believe that independents, the young, and awakening democrats along with a substantial republican base can get the job done. If he drops out…..

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  4. Andy Warbucks

    That is soooo funny. To ask who won the Iowa debate on Ron Paul’s website. That’s like asking people standing in the sunshine if it’s light or dark out.

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  5. John Herr

    Hi everyone,

    Here is some more food for thought. My wife Jude and I run a non-profit named Imagining Solutions.

    We have some real solutions to real problems suchas: healthy food supply, real “energy from the vacuum” working devices, real affordable housing olan, etc.

    My son works for UNICEF and has been in Uganda for the past 18 months. He and his co-workers just gor in the Nov. issue of TIME magazine for creating one of the top 50 inventions of 2011. Their work is the “digital drum” which gives these poor kids remote internet access for the first time and is a breakthrough for their education.

    These are the dreams that can come true if we VOTE for RON PAUL.

    Realistic honest truth must be spoken

    ANYBODY NOTICING how the “B.S.” news is COMPLETELY ignoring RON PAUL. There is a reason for this attempt to dismiss him.

    As a very wise man once said, “They will hate and revile you for righteousness sake”.

    And another once said, ” Ridicule is the tribute that the ignorant pay to Genius”

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  6. John Herr

    R’EVOL”ution includes the word love, as Ron Paul advocates have so clearly pointed out.

    May the love of the Creator spare us from our own ignorance, if we fail to save our constitution.

    My family came here in 1707 on a wooden ship with Daniel Boone’s parents , by an invitation from William Penn. William Penn’s plan for a brotherly/sisterly way of life was the primary basis of the Constitution that the founding fathers used as a model.

    Ron Paul is the closest to this awareness of ANYONE ELSE.

    So, LET’S VOTE RON PAUL, and respect America as the greatest dream that humans have ever dreamed!

    Lots of Love to you all

    ohn

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  7. IowaForPaul
  8. IowaForPaul

    TO ADD TO WHAT I POSTED EARLIER…I KNOW HERE ON AMERICAN SOIL OUR MONITARY ISSUES TAKE PRIORITY (IN FACT WE ARE IN A DIRE SITUATION), BUT WE HAVE TO UNDERSTAND THAT THE MEDIA HAS SCARED AMERICAN’S TO DEATH, MAKING US THINK WE HAVE TERRORISTS LURKING AROUND EVERY STREET CORNER. THOSE WHO HAVE DONE OUR RESEARCH KNOW THE TRUTH OF WHY OUR GOVERNMENT HAS MASS MARKETED THIS FEAR TACTIC. (OUR RIGHTS ARE BEING STRIPPED RIGHT OUT FROM UNDER OUR NOSE. OUR PRIVACY IS PRETTY MUCH GONE. NOW OUR STREET LIGHTS ARE BEING EQUIPED WITH SYPHYSTICATED CAMERA’S, VOICE RECORDERS, ETC… WITH THE ABILITY TO TRACK OUR EVERY MOVE.) WHY ALL OF A SUDDEN IS THIS NECESSARY? IT’S UNCONSTITUTIONAL AND MORALLY WRONG! GIVE US OUR FREEDOM BACK, GIVE US A SOUND GOVERNEMNT WITH JUST LAWS THAT ARE NOT INTENDED TO INFRINGE ON OUR RIGHTS. WHY LIVE IN A SOCIETY WHERE A GOVERNEMENT DOESN’T EVEN TRUST ITS OWN CITIZENS? THAT’S CRIMINAL IN AND OF ITSELF.

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  9. Darren Murphy

    I am a Ron Paul supporter, but I don’t see the point of have a poll on who won the debate, on a Ron Paul website. It’s like asking your mother if she loves her son, or the neighbour’s kids.

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  10. Barry Tilles

    Dr Paul characterized the Arab Israeli conflict as a “squabble” among many other “squabbles”, as if the parties were chickens in a hen-house, indistinguishable from one another. That was a big clue to how he sees the word, and his misunderstanding of the importance of Israel to America as well as the threat Islamism in all its incarnations poses to the world. That’s a deal breaker for me as far as my vote is concerned. Moreover, Dr. Paul is to extreme in his policies. We don’t need jarring change that would cause dislocation to the economy. We need baby steps, at first, then maybe in four years, Rand Paul could pick up the libertarian/Republican theme.

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    1. IowaForPaul

      @Barry Tilles

      The people are speaking and they need to know more about Ron Paul’s foreign policy.

      Hi Barry, I don’t think Dr Paul plans to make change overnight. He has said that change needs to be gradual (many of the agencies that he plans to cut initially will be reorganized and added to other agencies within the government), but it is imperative that we make major cuts in spending because our country is going flat broke. We can’t keep this up. As for Ron’s opinion or foreign entanglements, I ask why you think that Israel can’t fight their own battles? Do you think they really want or for that matter need the U.S. dictating how they run their country? What did they do before we became their Mother, coddling and pampering them as if they were babies? What happened to FREE WILL? Isn’t that our GOD given right? Let Israel be to deal with their own foreign policies, and if they ask for our help then we should do all we can to help to resolve their issues in a peaceful manner. We don’t need another WAR! I feel you have just bought into all of the FEAR propaganda.

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    2. Darren Murphy

      @Barry Tilles Good idea Barry – take the baby steps – raise the debt ceiling again, bomb syria, invade iran…The US needs radical action to return to their path of prosperity! The time for soft talk and wooly blankets is over.

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    3. mbokie

      @Barry Tilles Why is Israel important to America?

      Israel is far more extreme in it’s policies. they bulldoze houses and intentionally render their neighbours homeless. Palestine is an open air prison with 4 million inhabitants.

      Israel imagines it’s important to the US, but the US can do quite nicely without Israel. So your opinion is a myth.

      The threat of of the big bad Moooslims would not be anywhere near what it is without Israel. And would be less still by simply minding our own business.

      I completely agree with Dr. Paul’s policy on Israel. End all foreign aid and treat Israel as if it;s our best friend and trade freely. But all military aid must end and right now.

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    4. LarryMann

      USS Liberty look it up!!

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  11. IowaForPaul

    Ron it is clear that people are confused on your foreign policy. I heard Terry Brandstad on Meet The Press this morning say that he agrees with everything Ron Paul says, other than his foreign policy. I think if he better understood your foreign policy you would have his official endorsement. Maybe you owe him a personal meeting. His endorsement would be VERY influential to Iowa voters who have yet to decide who they are voting for.

    RON I LOVE YOUR CURRENT COMMERCIALS, YOU NEED TO COME OUT WITH A COMMERCIAL THAT SPECIFICALLY ADDRESSES YOUR FOREIGN POLICY STANCE. MOST OF THE NEWS OUTLETS I WATCH BRING UP THAT THEY DON’T AGREE WITH YOUR FOREIGN POLICY. HELP THOSE THAT QUESTION YOU UNDERSTAND YOU ARE NOT POKING YOUR NOSE UP AT THE REST OF THE WORLD AND ISOLATING AMERICA. TELL AMERICA YOU WANT TO PROMOTE PEACE TO THE REST OF THE WORLD, YOU DON’T WANT TO POLICE THE WORLD, BUT IF WE ARE ATTACKED OR THREATENED, YOU WILL RESPOND BY GOING TO CONGRESS AND ASKING FOR A DECLORATION OF WAR AS OUTLINED IN THE CONSTITUTION.

    The people are speaking and they need to know more about Ron Paul’s foreign policy.

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  12. frederickm

    On Yahoo.com they have a poll that asks who won the debate with Mitt, Newt, and perry being the only options…..they do not even include Dr Paul…..

    And guess who won the Poll???

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  13. MST

    If Ron Paul doest win the Rep nomination..I will write him on the ballot when I vote. At this point there is no difference between the Reps and Dems except Ron paul!

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    1. DaveJewett

      @MST Ron Paul has pointed out, he is the most conservative candidate. It baffles me that the evangelicals aren’t backing him! Didn’t Christ call himself the Prince of Peace? Instead of backing a man that has been married to the same wife for 54 years, is pro-life, genuinely cares about the future of this country, doesn’t approve of undeclared wars, doesn’t change his tune, and the list goes on and on, they try to find reasons why they should forgive a person of lower caliber so they can vote for them instead! Amazing crap, if you ask me!

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  14. GWH

    Russia and China are not in the Middle East. Both would apparently support Iran. If Israel unilaterally nuked Iran, would President Paul do nothing? Such a position reminds me of the USA in the 1930′s. Japan invaded China, Mussolini invaded Ethiopia, and Hitler was invading eastern Europe and Poland. Would President Paul wait for a nuclear attack on the US before asking for a Congressional declaration of war?

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    1. frederickm

      @GWHSo what is your point??? If Israel attacks Iran Unilaterally??? Israel has over 200 nukes and Iran has none…..but explain how thats our business ???Of course he would not wait for the US to be nuked. but al least he would follow the constitution and seek a declartion of war…..by the way how have all the undelcared pre emptive wars worked out for us??? What has been gained????

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      1. GWH

        @frederickm My question would be, what would Paul do while he was waiting? I have no doubt President Paul would ask Congress for a declaration of war. What preventative measures would he take, if any?

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    2. mbokie

      @GWH

      So far this asinine scenario has not included any reason for the US to be involved.

      So what would be gained by US involvement and why would the US be involved?

      this sounds more like a stupid game of rook and not a real scenario whatsoever.

      What could anyone do if Israel nuked Iran?

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      1. GWH

        @mbokie This so-called asinine scenario is based on events leading to WW2. In 1938-1940 American public opinion was strongly non-interventionist. In the 1940 presidential campaign, both Willkie and Roosevelt promised that no American boys would be sent (fight) in any European war. You are no doubt too young to remember how that turned out!

        Would Paul use mutually assured destruction as non-interventionist strategy? But I’m obviously asking the wrong person.

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      2. mbokie

        @GWHMy dad and all of my uncles served in WWI. I’m 63 next month.

        I’m sure he won’t adopt many of Roosevelt’s policies.

        Unless we are attacked, there’s no call to do anything.

        There were no nukes until the very end of WWII. Israel did not exist. Asinine scenario, as I said before.

        You’re ASSuming that an attack would be automatic and that, based on your imagination, nuclear war is the only option.

        It’s your scenario, it’s not real and imagination is no call to nuke anything.

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  15. AirFreddy2

    Help Ron Paul Take the Whitehouse Pledge today to Donate

    http://www.teaparty11.com

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  16. mbokie

    Pray tell what could one do about China and Russia nuking each other?

    I guess you don’t get the point about minding your own business. Which would be the fundamental reason those two nuked each other.

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  17. mbokie

    In my opinion, if Dr. Paul is not the candidate, there’s no point in voting.

    The other candidates are like different colored eggs in the same carton. All yellow inside with a gooey coating and brittle shell.

    They’re just clones, it won;t matter which one you vote for.

    Voting for any of the clones is damage.

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    1. midtra52

      Vote Liberarian if Ron Paul doesn’t get the nomination. @mbokie

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      1. mbokie

        @midtra52 I would have at one time. but now the LP’s policies are as rigid as if they were the only party.

        If the LP was worth it’s salt, they would change their policy to support Dr. Paul. But they have lost their way. Sad, but true.

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  18. RoninFlorida

    I’m Curious if the Ron Paul voters will A.) vote for a different canidate in the general if paul doesn’t win ,

    and B.) would realize the Damage voting for a third party canidate … knowing It will secure a 2nd term for Obama

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    1. AirFreddy2

      @RoninFlorida you people don’t get it he is running as a republican. Have some guts and stand up for the only true statesmen

      Help Ron Paul Take the Whitehouse Pledge today to Donate http://www.teaparty11.com

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  19. mbokie

    Dr. Paul should be made aware that the bet that Romney made was a class c felony in Iowa under section 725.7. It violated his religious code, and the laws of Iowa.

    Who wants this clown for President? He flaunts his money in front of of the whole nation when 6 million people are about to lose their unemployment benefits.

    Cheap and ostentatious theatrics. romney is a tool.

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  20. mbokie

    Newt is an oil slick looking for new places to ooze.

    He conducts himself like a cheap hooker someon brought home to meet their mom.

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  21. ambrosetolemac

    Agreed……

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  22. ambrosetolemac

    If Rand was in there then I think you would have an electable Paul but not Ron.

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    1. kruegsw

      @ambrosetolemac I agree that Rand is a prime suspect for president in the future, but we agree to disagree regarding Ron Paul’s electability for 2012.

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  23. kruegsw

    Meh… I liken this to freedom of speech. That is a private website. I don’t agree with it, but they can do what they want on it.

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    1. mbokie

      @kruegsw If you’re talking about Romney’s site, well that’s a pretty public office he’s running for to be hiding behind privacy.

      Because you are 100% guaranteed, he will stand 4 square behind invading your privacy.

      If it’s yahoo, is there any way I can delete my account?

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  24. ambrosetolemac

    If we don’t get someone that’s electable and has our values we will wind up with 4 more years of Obamanation!

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    1. kruegsw

      @ambrosetolemac If selected as the GOP nominee, I think Ron Paul will win the presidency easily. I will borrow from an article I read a few days ago… Ron Paul wins vs Obama with the following supports:

      1) Republican voters

      2) Democrats who wanted “change” in 2008, including the anti-war voters

      3) A majority of the Independents, including the growing Libertarian community

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  25. John Herr

    I see Ron paul as our LAST HOPE AS A REPUBLICAN NATION!

    The others are window dressings, especially Newt Gingrich.

    I am shocked at the thought that Americans are so blind as to not see through all these charades that the other candidates represent. I feel very sad at that lack of awareness.

    Please vote for your freedom which comes with YOUR RESPONSIBILITY to DO THE RESEARCH.

    If you don’t, we will all fall to the foolishness that is now prevailing in finance and politics.

    Bless you all

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  26. kruegsw

    Ron Paul is very well spoken, stammering or not. He answers his questions directly and truthfully, without preparation and without wordsmithing. Ron Paul tells it how it is. I am disheartened to see Republicans (or anyone, really) put electability before issues. This is partly why our system is so corrupt… because many voters only care about the glossy finish rather than content.

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  27. ambrosetolemac

    Ron Paul is idealistic i have seen Newt for years. He is not perfect but he handled himself like a president not a presidential candidate.With Ron Paul,s stammering and lack of any grit he would be chopped up into little pieces by the Obama political machine. Just because he got applause it doesn’t mean he won. There is nothing presidential about him. Look at all the people that get applause on any of the Idol shows. All it says is that he had partisan people in the audience.

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    1. cv2065

      @ambrosetolemac That’s the problem with voters like you. I chalk you up to a lady I overheard in the grocery line one afternoon stating that she was going to vote for Clinton because he was so handsome and ‘Presidential’. The gamble worked, but put John Travolta in the mix and she would have voted for him.

      You should learn to vote on substance, not what you see on the television. Newt can talk a good game and somewhat of a problem solver, but he is not a leader. Ron Paul is certainly not pleasing not the “Presidential’ scale, but he certainly knows where this country is headed and ways to avoid the cataclysm. I don’t agree with him on everything, but he doesn’t fall into that typical politician category, as all of the others do, and I’ll take those characteristics over everything at this point.

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    2. LarryMann

      @ambrosetolemac You need to lay off the Kool-Aid kid. Anyone that would drop his commitment to his wife and then leave her has no character or integrity. Then to top that off he left them when they became ill. What makes you so sure that he will not resort back to his true character again and leave the country in the same situation. Newt has no credibility just a good vocabulary and makes good speaches. I wouldn’t count on him telling the truth or following thru on any campaign promise. Here’s a history lesson for you. Look up the USS Liberty and learn more about the history of our country and Israel.

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    3. Steve from Ohio

      @ambrosetolemac Slick talking people often do not make good leaders. They are slick talkers to take advantage of people and situations just as Newty Boy has done.

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    4. mbokie

      @ambrosetolemac

      Please, newt is an actor pretending to be presidential. Why do you people want more sleaze in the POTUS?

      Is this an addiction to transfat ? Need something slippery that can;t be nailed down on any single issue?

      He does have Wessonality, but good gawd, a president with his ..ahem..credentials? Pathetic. You don’t want a leader, you want an oil slick.

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  28. IowaForPaul

    Ron Paul is the only answer for America in these times…look at the news, people are losing their Constitutional and GOD given rights every day as citizens of the United States! Today we have mandated check points on our highways in Tennessee, and that is just for starters, what’s next? Oh yeah, our government is able to arrest us now without due process if they “consider” us a terrorist….wow! Our government no longer believes in our people, and when that happens, how can the people believe in their government? Ron Paul believes in “We The People.” He honors our constitution and he loves America. He stands up for fair trade and wants to build peaceful alliances with other countries of the World. He doesn’t waiver from what he stands for and he is one man you can actually TRUST (he can’t be bought). At this point, our dollar has deflated so much because our government has made it a policy to create money out of thin air by just printing more money when they feel the need, bailing out BIG banks and corporations, and thinking they have to police the World. America, there is no question, WE NEED TO ELECT RON PAUL!

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  29. bigmamainthemud

    Big surprise seeing this outcome on your site ;) Ron Paul 2012!!

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  30. bigmamainthemud

    Big surprise seeing this outcome on your site ;) Ron Paul 2012!!

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  31. WILSONSMANZ

    Newt won hands down? Who got the most applause from the audience? It was Ron Paul. He won the debate tonight.

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  32. ambrosetolemac

    You guys have to be Ron Paul cronies because the debate I saw Newt won hands down. I liked some of the things Ron Paul said but he is totally not electable.

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    1. MattMetelsky

      @ambrosetolemac can you please explain why?

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    2. MattMetelsky

      @ambrosetolemac can you please explain why?

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      1. Ian_Kay

        @MattMetelsky@ambrosetolemac Nobody can ever explain why. And these thick headed, oblivious “Americans” are voting for the leader in our country.

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        1. Ian_Kay

          @MattMetelsky@ambrosetolemac

          Of our country*

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  33. Brian Barrett

    Absolutely maddening the back and forth time between Newt and Mitt. The respond if mentioned rule is making my head split. Ron had some great answers — he got the FED in there and he was brilliant with his response on the gov. intervening on personal health habits. HEADLINE: Paul NOT asked about ISREAL! And finally it was wonderful to watch the smartest man on the stage — Newt Gingrich!!! Sorry, make that RON PAUL (early in the “debate” when asked aboutr creating jobs he got to the root cause the FED he was talking above the heads of the entire panel).

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  34. frdaniel09

    Another poll is here weaselzippers.us

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  35. stbartels12

    What is that I hear???

    RRRRon Paul won the debate?

    What is that I hear?

    RRRRon Paul is the president!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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